Materials Manager



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USD115000.00-125000 per year

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Branch Information

Michigan Engineering - (USA) 2851 Charlevoix Drive Southeast Suite 323 MI Grand Rapids , MI 49546



Job Description


* System Maintenance on ECNs, NAFTAs, MRP and CMS Inventory accuracy

* Set-up/maintain all new production related purchased items in CMS (AS/400 database)

* Maintain price lists in CMS for all purchased items

* Work with Corporate Purchasing to maintain Commodity code accuracy on purchased items

* Set-up/maintain Blanket PO's for production related items

* Obtain new supplier information and submit requests for new vendors to Corporate purchasing

* Obtain and ensure valid supplier certifications are on file at all times (ISO/TS/Enviro.14001)

* Initiate request for supplier PPAPs for new items and engineering changes

* Work with Quality Engineer, Corporate Quality Specialist and Supplier on supplier quality issues. (Ensure that production is protected) Work with supplier to set up 3rd party sorts and returns if required. Issue debit memo and track corrective action from supplier.

* Work with Corporate purchasing, Market test purchased items for production for cost savings

* Work with Corporate purchasing to review and analyze submitted quotations, understand costing, negotiate with vendors

* Corporate reporting to Director of Purchasing (Metals Divisions); participate in conference calls

* Work with Engineer as a liaison with supplier for cost savings and continuous improvements projects

* Participate in APQP meetings

* Keep up to date with system changes and training requirements related to job duties

* The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Environmental Management System (EMS) as stated in EMS policy

* The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Quality Management System (QMS) as stated in CQAM.00001 - Corporate Quality Manual.


* Knowledge of all aspects of their department

* Human relations skills to run a team oriented department and excellent time management skills

* Community college or university degree in appropriate discipline

* Five years' work experience in a manufacturing environment.